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Top Turkey Imports from the World
In 2017, Turkey bought US$233.8 billion worth of imported products down by -7.1% since 2013 but up by 17.7% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Turkish Imports from China

China's exports to Turkey amounted to
$23.4 billion or 10% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $6.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $5.1 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $944.8 million
  4. Plastics: $927.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $723.4 million
  6. Man-made filaments: $703.8 million
  7. Vehicles: $653.2 million
  8. Iron and steel: $652.1 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $584.1 million
10. Toys, games: $502.5 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Turkey amounted to
$21.3 billion or 9.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $4.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $4.6 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.8 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.5 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $920 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $795.8 million
  7. Iron and steel: $780.4 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $491 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $489.8 million
10. Paper: $443.5 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Turkey amounted to
$19.5 billion or 8.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $11.4 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $3.4 billion
  3. Cereals: $790.7 million
  4. Copper: $609.7 million
  5. Aluminum: $562.5 million
  6. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $398.1 million
  7. Food waste, animal fodder: $292.3 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $238.9 million
  9. Oil seed: $233.5 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $203.1 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from the US

America's exports to Turkey amounted to
$11.9 billion or 5.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.6 billion
  2. Aircraft, spacecraft: $1.2 billion
  3. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $1 billion
  5. Cotton: $737.8 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $718.5 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $591.3 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $587.7 million
  9. Ships, boats: $414.1 million
10. Plastics: $390.8 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Turkey amounted to
$11.3 billion or 4.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $3.1 billion
  2. Vehicles: $1 billion
  3. Plastics: $725.7 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $640.7 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $631.1 million
  6. Ships, boats: $492 million
  7. Iron and steel: $396.6 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $341.5 million
  9. Gems, precious metals: $327.2 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $277.2 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from France

France's exports to Turkey amounted to
$8.1 billion or 3.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $837 million
  4. Iron and steel: $785.5 million
  5. Plastics: $642.7 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $623.5 million
  7. Ships, boats: $361.2 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $320.7 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $248.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $234.5 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Iran

Iran's exports to Turkey amounted to
$7.5 billion or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $6.1 billion
  2. Plastics: $490.4 million
  3. Zinc: $206.8 million
  4. Aluminum: $139 million
  5. Fertilizers: $136.6 million
  6. Iron and steel: $87.3 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $59.1 million
  8. Fruits, nuts: $53.9 million
  9. Copper: $45.6 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $21.9 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Switzerland

Switzerland's exports to Turkey amounted to
$6.9 billion or 3% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $5.2 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $394.3 million
  3. Machinery: $338.2 million
  4. Clocks, watches: $129.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $117.6 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $116.7 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $96.6 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $88.3 million
  9. Plastics: $62.5 million
10. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $50.9 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Turkey amounted to
$6.6 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Plastics: $1.2 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $907 million
  3. Machinery: $789.8 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $765.1 million
  5. Vehicles: $704.3 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $356.6 million
  7. Ships, boats: $289.8 million
  8. Rubber: $206.6 million
  9. Man-made filaments: $189.8 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $175.2 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Turkey amounted to
$6.5 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.8 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  3. Vehicles: $917.4 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $366.7 million
  5. Ships, boats: $286.5 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $237.5 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $230 million
  8. Plastics: $211.9 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $169.6 million
10. Gems, precious metals: $113.6 million
Top 10 Turkish Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Turkey amounted to
$6.4 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.7 billion
  2. Plastics: $496.6 million
  3. Iron and steel: $460.5 million
  4. Machinery: $453.3 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $429.4 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $309 million
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $308.7 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $216.6 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $140.6 million
10. Zinc: $138 million
Fastest-Growing Turkish Imports 2017
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis